17 January 2012
A Reminder For Myself
As we drove, I was able to remind myself that we can't expect more of people than they are able to provide. Yes, I have aspirations, but when it comes right down to it, if I expect 2 and 3 year olds to be self motivated, focused, and follow along every single day, I am setting myself up for disappointment. I have bad days (without a doubt). What that tells me is that I need to spot a bad day for my boys as quickly as I can and just go with it- give them what they need so I can do what I need- and we will all have a less stressful existence.
This is how I try to respect my boys and their changing moods: some days we will celebrate growing boys' milestones, and other days we will celebrate getting to school before the school day is over.